Appleton, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Appleton is located in Newfoundland
Location of Appleton in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 48°59′08″N 54°51′53″W / 48.98556°N 54.86472°W / 48.98556; -54.86472
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division 6
Incorporated February 27, 1962
 • Land 6.39 km2 (2.47 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 622
Time zone Newfoundland Time (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) Newfoundland Daylight (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

Appleton (2006 Population 582) is a town in the northeastern part of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

It is located in Division No. 6, on Gander Lake, south east of Glenwood. Appleton was incorporated on February 27, 1962.

On January 27, 1962, a public meeting was held at the Appleton Community School for the purpose of organizing the community under the Community Councils Act. Mr. William B. Temple acted as Chairman and Lewis C. Little acted as Secretary. There were thirty-seven voters in attendance. It was voted that there would be five members on the Appleton Community Council:

-Miss Zippoorah Steele -Mr. Wilfred Richards -Mr. Lewis C. Little -Mr. Leslie Reid -Mr. Cyril Ford

  Population in 2006     582  
  Population change from 2001     1.0%  
  Median age (2001)     37.8  
  Number of families (2001)     190  
  Number of married couples (2001)     150  
  Total number of dwellings (2006)     226  
  Catholic   (2001);   23.5%  
  Protestant (2001)     75.7%  
  2006 Land Area (km²)     6.39  


North: Division No. 6, Subd. E
West: Glenwood
East: Division No. 6, Subd. E
South: Division No. 6, Subd. E

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Coordinates: 48°59′08″N 54°51′53″W / 48.98556°N 54.86472°W / 48.98556; -54.86472